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Victim Targeting Bill Signing

Media AdvisoryFor Immediate ReleaseApril 2, 2019 Contact: Anna Lehnardt Public Information Officer801.618.7552 | alehnardt@utah.gov Gov. Gary R. Herbert to Sign S.B. 103, Victim Targeting Penalty Enhancements What: Gov. Herbert, Senator Stuart Adams, Speaker Brad...

Tax Modernization

Addressing Utah's Budget ImbalanceLearn Why the Utah Legislature is Working on Addressing the State's Budget ImbalanceUtah faces a serious problem with its current tax system. With the rise of the service economy and the dramatic growth of e-commerce, we have outgrown...

Ash Wednesday Incident

MEDIA ADVISORY March 11, 2019 Contact:Aundrea PetersonDirector of CommunicationsUtah Senate 801-791-3365 | aundreapeterson@le.utah.gov Valley View Elementary School Teacher Clarifies Misunderstanding on Ash Wednesday Incident What: Valley View Elementary School...

Daylight Saving Time

Press Release For Immediate Release March 9, 2019 Contact: Representative Marsha JudkinsUtah House of Representatives District 61801-669-6962 | mjudkins@le.utah.gov Joint Resolution Regarding Daylight Saving Time SALT LAKE CITY, UT (3/9/19) – On Monday, March 11 at...

Medicaid Coverage For All

MEDICAID EXPANSION In February of 2019, lawmakers voted to expand Medicaid coverage to all Utahns. The carefully crafted solution balances the principles of compassion and concern for those in need with the principles of responsibility and prudence. SB 96, 4th...

Expungement Changes

For Immediate Release February 25, 2019 Contact: Bryan Grigg Utah House of Representatives(385) 479-0835 | bgrigg@le.utah.gov Representative Barlow Sponsors HB 212, Expungement Changes SALT LAKE CITY (2/25/19) – Representative Stewart Barlow is sponsoring HB 212,...